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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> uncertainty tonight as the future of same-sex marriage goes back to court. i am gasia mikaelian. >> i am ken wayne. frank and julie are off tonight. the debate over same-sex marriage in california is now headed to the highest court. the u.s. supreme court said it will take up the issue deciding the legality of california's ban on same-sex marriage. it was approved in 2008 but lower courts ruled it was unconstitutional. we have team coverage. ktvu's eric rasmussen on how the supreme court is at a historic cross roads. but we begin in san francisco, today's decision leaves many people with mixed decisions. >> reporter: i talked with dozen of people tonight and there was a huge range of emotions, excitement, concern and also some confusion. >> reporter: holiday lights lights and friday night crowds but ask people on the street and many are away that today's decision could change lives and history. >> great idea. we need decide. so this is a great i
sent. anyone with information can call or text police. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in oakland spent the fran tracking robbery sus-- in afternoon tracking robbery suspects. traffic in the area slowed to a crawl as a result. news chopper 2 was over head as one of the men was taken into custody. >>> pipe bomb found today in front of a elementary school. police cleared the area and brought in the bomb squad who safely disposed the of device. >>> police are turning to the public to help identify who shot and killed two people inside their home this week, leaving their child unharmed. police began receiving called about 12:45 a.m. yesterday afternoon that shots were fired. they found the two dead from gun shot wounds. police say it was not a murder- suicide. but aside from that they have little information about the killer or killers. >>> the woman convicted of killing michelle le learned her punishment today. giselle esteban was sentenced to 25 years to life. prosecutors said giselle esteban killed michelle le in may 2011 in the belief that michelle le was having a relat
. >> reporter: tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> he was accused of killing and abducting sierra lemar. the judge made appoint to bring two cases together. antolin garcia-torres is now going to enter a plea in the sierra lemar case and three attempted kidnappings in the morgan hill safe way parking lot where he worked. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in the sierra lemar case. >>> they saved two men when they hit power lines in san leandro this morning. 3:15 they were delivering prisoner uniforms to the sweeney camp facility on fairmont drive when they hit the low hanging line and the truck burst into flames. the driver who also happened to be a volunteer firefighter knew exactly what to do to avoid electrocution. >> most people would have stepped out and probably would have gotten electrocuted. >> reporter: they also poured foam on two large tanks. they had to wait until they could actually touch the truck. >>> there are still questions involving a couple found bound and gag on a residential street. life in the area where a horrible discovery was made last night. good m
at 6:00 p.m., why receipts we found at a karaoke bar are not part of this report. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. . >>> pedestrian in san francisco was killed today. he was walking long market street and crossing about 2:30 p.m. this afternoon when it happened. a witness saw a white dodge ram hit the man and drove away. police stopped the driver. there is word the driver is cooperating with authorities. >> three men in contra costa county have been shot within one block of each other. all three shootings happened here highway 4 and l street. two 1 gunned down this morning. one of the victims was the stepson of a man who was shot and killed on saturday. a local pastor knew the man who died. >> a father, husband, dad and he loved to fish. i see him all the time. and we were friends. >> a candlelight vigil was held last night for saturday's victim. police have not said if they believe the shootings are connected and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the ma
>>> ktvu was first to break the story of tolltakers getting robbed at gunpoint at the carquines bridge. today, the chp says they've got their men behind the crime. >>> good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. three people are now in custody after a string of tollbooth robberies at the carquines bridge. new at noon, ktvu's claudine wong joins us live to explain who is in custody and the team effort it took to track them down. good afternoon, claudine. >> reporter: good afternoon. three men from vallejo behind bars at this hour for a series of robberies that took place here at the toll plaza. the chp said the robbers would pull up to the booth in ski masks, get out of the car, pull out a weapon and demand money. it happened at least ten times, starting at the end of 2011 through may of 2012. an estimated 5,000 stolen. >> i think it was a crime of opportunity. >> reporter: this man says he figured out who the suspects were in august. david more rales was already behind bars for a different crime. christopher miller was arrested last wednesday in fair field. yesterday morning, 43-year-old
that roadway will be reopened. live in santa rosa, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> from ken, we turn to ktvu's noel walker, live in mill valley, where saturated soil helped bring down a tree tonight. >> reporter: pretty much a nonevent. but take a look around me, the ground is so saturated, there is still standing water in many locations. mother nature is dealing some a glancing blow. when a tree fell in the woods, hope owner, greg shryer definitely heard it. >> the tree slowly came on the line, and pulled the wire down. >> like it got tired. >> exactly. >> reporter: bound to part ways. tonight they did, taking out power lines along the way. the southern marin fire department had to finish the job. it's just one of many lingering effects of a series of storms in the bay area. the gray highway still has flooding, and a span of the southbound road is closed. that didn't keep carlos off it. >> it's so funny, it changes so many times. >> reporter: the weather changed the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three foot
starting tomorrow at the oakland civic -- convention center. paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we were the first to bring you the story of a string of robberies at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. now three men are under arrest. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with the slow steady case that came together for investigators. ken? >> reporter: the chp says it happened this way, a car pulls up, it would stop, someone would get out and threaten the toll both worker. that happened 10 times at this toll lawser in the last -- plaza in the last year. at the carquinez bridge toll plaza with armed robbers hit the location repeatedly. >> they were hard to identify. >> reporter: he says three men have now been identified and arrested. robert larry white, christopher lee miller, david joseph morales. the chp believes they are responsible for 3-10 robberies here at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. the investigation was difficult because they used stolen cars. investigators had help from the police department in finding suspects through the use of record checks on traffic stops. and a series of car burgl
officer. that person would then report back to the judge. ktvu's john was inside that room there where that press conference just ended moments ago and he's been following this story. john, take it from there. >> all right, frank, yeah, they just wrapped up this press conference about one minute ago literally. they just walked out. they're do ago town hall meeting on crime in oakland and we first had to talk about this receivership issue and the settlement with the plaintiffs in this case but it certainly has the mayor and the police on the hot seat and has for a long time but that story is worried that the city has settled with the plaintiffs in the notorious writers case and potentially avoided receivership that is a federal takeover to have police department. this is the case thad the entire police department under the microscope because of four former officers known as the requireds who called themselves the riders were blamed for planting evidence and abusing suspects. mayor officially announce that side this case, which has been hanging over the police department for about ten ye
of tollbooth robberies. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live from the carquinez bridge toll plaza on why the crime had a pay out. ken? >> reporter: there have been 10 robberies of toll workers here at this toll plaza at the carquinez bridge toll plaza in the past year and the chp says those responsible did not get away with much. >> reporter: it was happening once a month, a tollbooth worker forced to give it up, sometimes at gun point. and now the chp had a break in the case. >> pleased to announce the arrest of three suspects on robberies on the carquinez bridge toll plaza. >> reporter: the chp arrested robert larry white, christopher lee miller, david joseph morales. >> they would approach the toll plaza and demand money. and they would flee on interstate 80. >> reporter: he says surveillance cameras captured the license places but -- plates but the cars were stolen. the robberies -- >> approximately looking like 5- $6,000. >> reporter: the chp says based on the investigation the suspects, the three men, are responsible for 3-10 robberies here at the carquinez bridge toll plaza. and m
chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, paul. >>> in morgan hill police are warning residents about a recent increase in the number of burglaries. in fact, there's been a significant increase in one particular part of the city. janine de la vega joins us live to explain where that is and exactly what police are doing right now. janine? >> reporter: tori, we just saw police and patrol cars here in the area. those investigators are tracking down leads. they are trying to find the people who are burglarizing homes and cars in this green leaf neighborhood off east dunn avenue. many of the people who live in these homes behind nordstrom elementary school are in the holiday spirit, but there's been some grinches stealing that way away from homeowners. a week ago, someone broke into this woman's home. >> it was disturbing coming in knowing that they had been in. that's why i have not slept good. >> reporter: thieves took electronics and valuables. then her neighbor's car was i had. police say there have been 23 burglaries in the area. 15 cars have been broken into. in some instance, the wi
has been shot and killed. ktvu's matt killer arrive on if scene just about 20 minutes ago so matt what can you tell us about what you learned so far. >> frank, i just spoke with the san jose police department spokesperson and he told me that the victim was found right past these police cars up here and too the right there on fair haven drive. he told me the first call came in around 3: 3:20 as a car accident and paramedics found a 16-year-old near a vehicle. police told me it appears it was a gunshot wound and likely a homicide. the body is still here on the scene as officers investigate. this is the city's 44th homicide of the year making it a 20 year high for san jose. we'll of course continue to get the latest information on this case and bring you the details tonight on the 10:00 news, reporting live in san jose, matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> developing news now in just the last 30 minutes we have learned two people were killed and a third person was injured in a shooting at a busy shopping mall in clackamas. the suspected gunman is also dead though they are not saying how
in santa rosa, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> from ken, we turn to ktvu's noel walker, live in mill valley, where saturated soil helped bring down a tree tonight. >> reporter: pretty much a nonevent. but take a look around me, the ground is so saturated, there is still standing water in many locations. mother nature is dealing some a glancing blow. when a tree fell in the woods, hope owner, greg shryer definitely heard it. >> the tree slowly came on the line, and pulled the wire down. >> like it got tired. >> exactly. >> reporter: bound to part ways. tonight they did, taking out power lines along the way. the southern marin fire department had to finish the job. it's just one of many lingering effects of a series of storms in the bay area. the gray highway still has flooding, and a span of the southbound road is closed. that didn't keep carlos off it. >> it's so funny, it changes so many times. >> reporter: the weather changed the landscape of this home in san francisco's russian hill neighborhood. today a tree trimming crew removed the three footdiameter tree. >> the tree had falle
. only on two, ktvu investigations. in this program, we'll present the series of recent special reports that have affected change here in the bay area and n-impact your daily life and we begin with the port of oakland, a '7 billion a year operation and wen uncovered top port officials tried to claim that the spending of hundreds of dollars of public money was legitimate expense. in one case the spending happened at a private room karaoke bar that some people suggest is a front for prostitution. eric rasmussen leads the investigation. >> reporter: for several nights we recorded a parade of scantily clad women, many dropped off all at once in midtown oakland. it's a familiar scene that neighbors say they have been concerned about for years. >> the first thing i thought there was just too many of them to be waitresses in this place. >> reporter: cafe joliet is where the port of oakland's manager like, dunnigan show his credit card was charged at 1:44 a.m. on his experience report dunnigan wrote, "it was a business meeting with china merchant, a large port operator who was in town for a n
of the cash, go online to ktvu.com and you'll find a link to the police department's special web site where you can check out those stolen goods and fill out a claim form. reporting live in san francisco, david stephenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have learned that the state is investigating the oakland group home that an autistic girl walked away from last week before she was kidnap and had sexually assaulted. this as the suspect 36-year-old gary atkinson was scheduled to make a plea today on kidnapping, rape, and other charges but instead his hearing was pushed back to the 17th. police say atkinson abduct it had teenager from the fright vail bart station. the center has denied our repeated requests for an interview. >>> police in palo alto are warning people to be on guard after two women were attacked on downtown streets. >> almost got sick to my stomach when i first saw it. it was horrible. >> an elderly homeless woman named bunny became the latest victim early sunday morning. police say a man repeatedly punched her in the head and rifled through her pockets for cash. that same morni
news. >>> good morning, welcome to ktvu channel 2 morning news, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. >> we have had about a week of rain and with mr. drizzle there is that low cloud deck and thick fog. everything stays to the north as far as rain goes, very mild conditions and 60s on the highs. >>> here is a look at 237 in milpitas, those headlights are headed towards sunny veil and 880 towards the oakland coliseum, we have more on the roadways so far no delays, 449, let's head back to the desk. >>> a car violently crashed into a fire hydrant. claudine wong has exclusive information on what handed out there. claudine? >> reporter: it started as a red light stop, the driver goes through a red light and keeps going until he gets to he is section and -- essex and folsom. i want to give you a look because you can see san francisco police are in the process of shutting down essex street. now the water has been shut off and we showed you that in the last half hour but there is a new problem. if we pan over here, take a look at the construction site. you can see the scaffolding is com
, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us on 12 / 12 / 12, i am pam cook. >> steve said you better get a coat and scarf? >> ladies are wearing boots if you want to be prepared well and for some of us it is not that cold but everything is coming out of the gulf of alaska and really, there is not a lot of rain with this but highs today are in the 50s. >>> right now, there is a little bit of wet weather on the roads and that means you might want to be careful. we have traffic which is getting busier by the minute, let's go back to the desk. >>> we have developing fuels just hours -- news just hours ago, a pickup truck went into a building where a small child was asleep. this is exclusive video from inside the house. a two-year-old girl was taken to the hospital and we are told she was not seriously hurt. joseph austin has been arrested on suspicion of drunk driving. and police are investigating after woman gave birth on a san francisco street and she was out begging for help. here is the latest on that woman and where was she going when sh
live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> here in the bay area there are questions about security at a walnut creek mall where a burglar or burglars stole jewelry from macy's in the middle of the night. ktvu's deborah villalon is at the mall and says this isn't the first time. >> you can see the plywood from the first time they smashed and the third one putting them inside. >> wow, unbelievable. >> reporter: shoppers are startled to see how thieves broke out two walls and went inside and stole pearls and jewelry. >> terrible, i think it's a sign of the times. >> reporter: it happened at the same macy's store a few years ago. security cameras are key but as of tonight macy's hasn't turned over any surveillance video. >> it would be helpful. the sooner the better. we would like to try to recover the jewelry. >> reporter: police also wonder why when the alarm was tripped at 3:15 a.m. they weren't called until 4:28. >> our officers were on scene within a few minutes and were met by macy's security. i don't have an explanation for why the time lag in the reporting of the alarm. >> they
into east bay. we'll take a closer look at it coming up on this last system. second hour of the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday, december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. steve is here. we've been watching a lot of our live pictures. rain is coming down pretty steady. >> some rain, some no rain at all. things are lighting up. things have been picking up kind of steady around san francisco, and birkly. you can see that line right there. the heaviest looks to be daly city and san francisco. we'll take a closer look at this in five minutes. >>> let's take a live look at the lafayette this is highway 24. you can see traffic moving pretty well there westbound as you make your way to the caldecott tunnel. it is pretty wet out there. we got a lot of puddles. definitely take it easy. this is a look at highway 237. traffic is flowing well in both directions. let's head back to the desk. >>> there is new information in the fatal shooting of a bicyclist. the victim was shot and killed outside of a middle
in both directions this morning. live in berkeley alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> oakland say four people were wounded in a late night shooting. investigators say there are two crime scenes in connection to the shooting. atat 10:20 p.m. police responded to shots fired. officers discovered a stray bullet had wounded an apparent innocent bystander in his 50s heading to a liquor store. >> it's still early on. th investigation just -- the investigation just happened. we have our officers canvassing the area. >> all the victims are reportedly in stable condition. police have not yet made any arrests but say they have potential suspects. >>> we are back on storm watch this morning. new system is expected to ramp up making it the wet roads again. the wet weather arrived late yesterday with the heaviest showers up in the north bay. in mill valley workers at goodmans hardwood store hope sandbags will keep the water out. we talked to customers who were also making storm preparations. >> i bought a hat and rain boots. why? because everything is slushy and wet and don't want to get sick. >> th
is at a hospital tonight fighting for her life. reporting live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> here in the bay area there are questions about security at a walnut creek mall where a burglar or burglars stole jewelry from macy's in the middle of the night. ktvu's deborah villalon is at the mall and says this isn't the first time. >> you can see the plywood from the first time they smashed and the third one putting them inside. >> wow, unbelievable. >> reporter: shoppers are startled to see how thieves broke out two walls and went inside and stole pearls and jewelry. >> terrible, i think it's a sign of the times. >> reporter: it happened at the same macy's store a few years ago. security cameras are key but as of tonight macy's hasn't turned over any surveillance video. >> it would be helpful. the sooner the better. we would like to try to recover the jewelry. >> reporter: police also wonder why when the alarm was tripped at 3:15 a.m. they weren't called until 4:28. >> our officers were on scene within a few minutes and were met by macy's security. i don't have an explanation for why the time la
you know what it dash this is the street -- what it is. -- is the offramp. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> well, the victim of a hit and run in the south bay has died. it happened yesterday in san jose. ktvu's janine de la vega has been there since 4:30 this morning talking to people who say they know the dangers in the area. janine? >> reporter: well, dave this intersection quinnby road, the traffic is picking up. there are a lot of pedestrians in the area at that time when this happened. police say around 5:45 last night a man was crossing the intersection struck him and -- and was struck. his identify city not being released until his next of skin notified. police are looking for anyone who saw anything. police say it's disappointing that the driver acted so callous. >> it's sad that we have to -- you know, you have to obey the laws when you cross the street. obey the laws. >> reporter: we don't know if. victim was jaywalking or -- we don't know if the victim was jaywalking or was on the sidewalk. the speed limit on the road here is 40 miles an hour. we're waiting for a call
and why this is happening. >>> time now for the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day middle of the week. it's wednesday december 5th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us. steve says little drizzly out there. will it last most of the day? >> right rain. there has been a little heavier out toward hercules. it's coming through. but again this is far weeker than anything we have seen. but still rain is here. but overall this is a much weaker system we will get rain throughout the day. we'll take a closer look at this rain. >>> this is a look at highway 24 through lafayette. and 880 near the oakland coliseum traffic is moving pretty well. it is wet out there. we do have an accident we want to tell you about coming up in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> topping our news this morning police in berkeley are still on the scene where a bicyclist was shot and killed outside of a middle school. we will take you out there live at the scene you can see what is going on. this is long fellow middle school.
. reporting live from san jose, ktvu news. >>> they have arrested four women in which the victims were found in a quiet residential area. bound, gagged and left for dead. the victims. 56-year-old steven reid and a woman in her teens were found. reid later died and the woman is in critical condition and expected to survive. they arrested two people on murder charges. they face charges of accessory to murder. >> it is part of the process to determine what happened with the motive. >> police say there is extensive relationship between the victims and the suspects. they won't discuss where the victims were attacked or why they were left in the middle of the street. >>> happening now, we have breaking news to report out of oakland where police have raid add marijuana grow operation. news chopper 2 is live over the scene at role lands way. they arrived here early this morning and raided the warehouse. they found hundreds of marijuana plants inside along with cultivation equipment. these are live pictures from news chopper two. there is some activity and two people are arrested and their identities
the kick off is supported. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the nfl also says it is ready to help the raiders build a new stadium in oakland. commissioner roger goodell says the league is willing to contribute money to get it accomplished. goodell also said the raiders could share the arena. >>> the addition of two steel beams hoisted in position today. >>> the dow rose 39 points, the nasdaq was up 15. investors continue to watch washington and talks on the so called fiscal cliff. november job numbers are also due out tomorrow. jobless claims fell sharply last week. the labor department said applications fell to 370,000. claims had temporarily spiked last month after superstorm sandy. analysts say the effects of the storm are still being seen in the four week average which stands at 408,000. >>> there is new information tonight about an albany middle school teacher who killed himself after being accused of sex allegations. 28-year-old james isam saki killed himself in september after police arrested him and searched his home. since then there has been debate about the extent of th
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> a man walking to a liquor store was among four people shot near oakland's lake merritt. investigators recovered dozens of shell casings at two separate crime scenes. at 10:30, officers were called to east 18th street. three people in their 20s have been shot there. two men and a woman. meanwhile, a stray bullet had wounded an apparent innocent bystander, heading to a liquor store a few blocks away. all of the victims are recovering in the hospital this morning. coming up at 7:30 a live report on what kind of weapons police think were used in this attack. >>> 7:03. grab an umbrella. we have rain. more of it moving into the bay area, coming down pretty good causing problems all over the bay area. ktvu's brian flores is live near larkspur right there. i can see you're wet. coming down pretty good. >> reporter: yeah, probably about a couple of minutes ago, dave, the rain started pouring pretty good here. yeah, but steve's been talking about it all morning. we're not expecting huge rain amounts from this storm but the ground is saturated from the
structure coming back to life today in honor of that deadly attack. all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning, to you am brand new day a pam cook day it's a friday it is december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us on this friday morning. we get to sleep in tomorrow. that is nice. and look who is here rosemary orozco is in for steve. i hear we are going to get maybe some sun this weekend? >> yes we are looking really good. maybe for golf and holiday shopping. i would say make your plans. we want to be outdoors this weekend. it will be dry. our temperatures will be above average for december. and today the last business day of the week i should say not bad at all. we have mild conditions for your afternoon. this morning a little bit of patchy fog and it is a chilly start. i'll have current conditions coming up. >>> here's a look at highway 4 through the bay point pittsburg area you can see that steady stream of traffic sneaking its way back up westbound. up next a look here at 880 near the oakland coliseum. you can see traffic flowing well in bo
. >>> the president of afghanistan, will this complicate america's oldest war. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we had lot of rain there, and fog is out there, may be a little mist or drizzle like we had yesterday, that is for sure. temperatures are close, dew points, we need to get some of that going, there is only reports of it, maybe a low cloud deck, 60s, here is tara. >>> here is a look at 880, you can see traffic is moving nicely in both directions, no problems to report. we have a problem on the san mateo bridge. there you go, this is a look at 101, and no fog is here, traffic on the right-hand side, southbound as you make your way towards fso, no problems. 6:01, let's head back to the desk. >>> developing news of a traffic stop accident in san francisco, it smashed a fire hydrant and -- and shut down essex street. you can see this is near the on ramp to the bay bridge happening right now. it shut down because water from a busted fire hydrants damage -- hydrant damaged scaffolding. a -- police were trying to pull over a man for being suspected of driving under the influence. that intersection w
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> i don't feel for my safety as much as just sad that something like that is happening right now. >> a recent wave of gun violence in one east bay city reach a normally quiet neighborhood with innocent bystanders coming dangerously close to the gunfire. >> good evening, i'm david steepson, ken wayne is off tonight. >> i'm heather holmes it's a neighborhood in oakland that doesn't typically see this type of violence, but today gunfire erupted in jack london square with deadly consequences. jade hernandez talked to those who heard the gunshots. >> reporter: several callers told dispatch to send officers to 3rd and franklin this afternoon. >> we got multiple calls of gunshots at the it 2:45 today and we pound the victim laying out in have the. >> reporter: paramedics couldn't save the man suffering from gunshot wounds and detectives should down the street and interviewed witnesses and employees inside the oakland grill. >> while we were parking we heard some -- sounds like firecr
it is and why it is specifically happening. >> and high tides are expected to hit bay area beaches. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, well to come to a brand-new -- welcome to a brand-new day december 11th, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook, steve has the weather and it is definitely going to get colder tomorrow. >> well, it is colder out there already for some. the fog is pushing the system and it is a weak system but rain is and coming down and we have 50s and 60s, here is sal. >>> the bridge does look good heading to the peninsular and no major problems on this bridge or the dumbarton. it looks like on highway 24 between walnut creek and oakland. let's go back to the desk. >>> daily city and skyline boulevard is closed on john daily boulevard because there is an accident. news chopper 2 is flying over and several police agencies are there now. brian flores is headed there as we speak and we will bring you more as we get more information. >>> an apartment fire has left six people homeless. these are pictures out a
that fiscal cliff. >>> find out when it is expected to hit, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete bay area coverage starts right now this is the ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, good morning to you, we are ready, it is tuesday december the 11th, i am dave clark. >> let's start with the weather, maybe some rain coming? >> more cold. >>> it is even colder out there for some but it will be colder for all. upper 70s, that will be a distance memory here soon. the system does not have any rain but temperatures are coming down, low clouds and increasing clouds and very 50s, very low 60s. >>> good morning, no major problems and the weather continues to look good in sunny veil. 5:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> we have been following breaking news out of the area, tara moriarty just arrived at the scene and it's an apartment fire at the bart station. >> that's right, we are only a block away from the bart station. >> reporter: these are some apartment complexes and you can see firefighters right now are making sure there are no more hot spots in the addict -- attic but yo
category. time now for the morning news. complete bay area coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning thank you for joining us this wednesday morning, it is 12 / 12 / 12, i am pam cook. >> i have a heavy coat. >> well, you might want to carry one. the coat is a wiser choice. and it is no doubt as this system comes by, it's very light and there will be scattered showers around and they are coming up off the north coast with warmest temperatures coming up. >>> you can see it's not a bad commute in contra costa, also the morning commute looks good if you are driving on 237, 5:00 let's go back to dave and pam. >>> we are tracking a san francisco police investigation which is happening right now. a woman gave birth on the street just hours ago and then she was begging for help. claudine wong is there and just spoke to a man who called police for help. what is going on claudine? >> reporter: let me show you where we are. this building behind me is a church that runs a shelter which is open 24 hours but they don't take walk ins so when a woman showed up bleedi
starts like now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> hello again everyone i'm heather holmes display day long search off the waters near vallejo has failed to turn up any sign of a missing man of the a coast guard search team and local law enforcement agencies combed the area near mare island. jade hernandez. >> reporter: vallejo police are in charge of this investigation and they have called off the search tonight and will reassess tomorrow if they crime scene back out to the water. i want it you to take a good look at this man's photo. he is 6'1, about 210 pounds with hazel eyes and has surgery scars on his forearm and chest. vallejo police immediately called the solano county dive rescue team after mattingly's son said he was last seen on mare island. first thing this morning his family contacted police. >> it has yet to be determined if anyone has fallen in the water, but in an abundance of caution we're trying to utilize all the resolutions that we have available to us here in solano county. >> reporter: that includes the vallejo police and f
is something you expect for the next several months. reporting live in downtown san rafael. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> along the coast, caltrans crews have been busy trying to stabilize a known trouble spot in san mateo county. the crews have been trying to mitigate the erosion. traffic was reduced to one lane between linda mar and pacifica and the north portal bridge area of devil slide. and in the santa cruz mountain crews are still trying to shore up vine hill road in scotts valley. county officials say restoring at least one lane is a top priority because it's a crucial connection to highway 17 and the silican valley. crews told us they wanted to get that lane open by today but now the hope is it will stay open by tomorrow afternoon. >>> live storm tracker 2, showers north of the area. san rafael as you just saw. you can see most of the activity the real heavy stuff is up here north of sacramento. it's coming a little closer. we head out toward the north bay. that's where the heavier showers have been. they've been moderate to light. santa rosa, but you see it's widely scattere
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> san francisco police say a man has now died after he and a wouldn't have been bounded and gagged in the middle of the street. what has witnesses been saying, good morning, allie? >> reporter: one question is where did this crime occur, did it occur where the couple was found or were they assaulted and dropped there? a resident called saying a man and woman lying in the street, they have been bound and gagged together. both victims had suffered and again we know this couple was found and that's part of my investigation so we are reaching out to the nation to find out about what happen. >>> now when police arrive both were taber end for the early morning to be stabilized and hopefully investigators can talk to her and get more information for this investigation. live in san francisco, allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the search could continue for an elderly missing man. he had been working to restore his tore rick boat which is docked on the island and police became concerned because his truck and other personal items were st
and no homes are threatened. ktvu has used bay area storms interrupted phone service for the san francisco fire department twice this week. the fire department said heavy rain on friday knocked out service for phones with a 555 prefick am and that is the emergency center on turk street. the outages did not effect 911 calls or dispatch calls. service was fully restored 90 minutes ago. >> you can go to ktvu.com for any time on the weather and traffic conditions. coming up in 13 minutes. how sfo was impacted by the morning rain. >>> berkeley police are making an appeal for witnesses in the shooting of a female bicyclist. she was shot down near the school on sacramento street. just after 11:30 last night. 911 callers reported a bicycle crash and officers realized she had been shot. she died at the scene. they don't know if she was targeted or randomly shot. it is the fourth homicide of the year. >> even one is unacceptable. but we would like to find out how this happened and who did this. if anyone has information, we appreciate them calling us. >> the victim was in her late 40s. to early 50s. no w
to wait until january. reporting live, from washington d.c., alison burns. ktvu news. >>> well, a radio stunt by a pair of shock jocks took a tragic turn this morning. the nurse revealed confidential information has apparently committed suicide. tara moriarty has more. we have reaction from the couple and the hospital where she worked. >> well the nurse who transferred a prank phone call about the judges of cambridge has died in a suspected suicide two days after being duped, she was found dead near king edward's vii hospital. she was working on the switch board when the dj's coaxed her into transferring them for an update on the sickness of caught middleton. the duke and duchess of dame bridge are deeply sattenned and the complaint had not made a complaint about the planning call. it is not being treated as suspicious. authorities did not say if there was a suicide note or if her death was directly linked to the hoax which sparked outrage in britain. >> she was a victim of the hoax called to the hospital. the hospital had been supporting her through the difficult time. jacintha was a f
rasmus, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> your time now 6:03, sentencing for the woman convicted of killing michelle le. giselle esteban was convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of michelle le. prosecutors say it was prompted by jelly and giselle esteban could get 25 years in prison. >>> and also the man suspected of kidnapping and killing sierra lemar, antolin garcia- torres is due to enter a plea this morning. he is free to some up in our next half hour. >> the search may resume. phillip mattingly has not been seen since saturday morning. he was working on their historic boat pause his boat and truck, there was no sign of him. >> police will decide whether they should search again. >>> he is seeking support from auto workers to avert the fiscal cliff. the president will tour a suburb of detroit which is all a part of the president's plan to raise taxes on the well, the nest% and over the weekend, it was their first one-on-one meeting and we will hear whether any progress was made. >>> they are expected to pass a key hurdle today. they will have to tell perspective renters wheth
a minute. >>> and how will this affect the commute, it is all ahead on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us, i am pam cook. >> let's check the traffic and weather, here is more. >> we do have a clear morning out there except for some patchy fog and the breeze out of the east means a nice day on the coast. we will have some changes wednesday, here is sal. >>> traffic is moving along nicely heading out to the mcarthur maze with no major problems. it will be okay if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza. but we are tracking some breaking news in san leandro where crews are still trying to put out a massive big-rig. he was the first reporter on the scene and tara, why did it take so long to pull out. >>> now we just spoke to the two men in the big-rig when it caught fire and they were scary moments. >> reporter: we learned these two men were actually delivering laundry from a county prison and he takes this route frequently but this time he snagged a power line and the sparks flew. the driver said the next thing he knew, the tires had caught fi
. live in san leandro, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:03. san francisco police investigating a bizarre case that is now a homicide. a man and woman found bound and gagged right in the middle of the street. now the man has died. ktvu's allie rasmus live at the bayview police station. you have the latest information. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning, dave. there's still a lot of unanswered questions about how this happened. police are hoping more witnesses do come forward. they need the public's help with this case. it was around 8:30 last night when a resident called the police on brussels street. they saw a man and woman gagged in the middle of the street. the man was unconscious. the woman, semiconscious. the police weren't able to tell us if they were stabbed, shot or beaten. the man died from his injuries. one of the big questions is to figure out where this crime happened. did it occur where the couple were found or were they just dropped off there after they were assaulted. police canvassed the neighbor gathering information. and police are asking anyone wh
where children were sleeping. ktvu's janine de la vega is in san jose and spoke to the children's father. good morning, janine. >> reporter: the father told me his family has not slept much but any are breathing a sigh of relief. their little girl was just brought home from the hospital. this is after a truck ran off the road. you can see where the tire marks are here and it ran off the road and plowed down a fence there and smashed into a bedroom. police say the driver of the truck traveling eastbound on taylor veered into oncoming traffic and crashed into an apartment at the villa apartments on 23rd street. now, here's a look at the damage inside. the truck crashed into a room where an 8-year-old boy was sleeping and then a room where a 2-year-old girl was screaming. >> my baby's mother has a lot of scars because of the glass. but fortunately, my baby was no hit with no glass or anything. so she doesn't have any really physical damage but she did hit the dresser really hard. >> reporter: this is 2-year-old nalia. she didn't have a scratch on her and is doing okay. police say the driver
leaders are not being allowed to negotiate. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day friday december 7th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us this morning. i want to start with weather and traffic. weather rosemary orozco is in for steve. >> fair weather in the forecast. lasting through the weekend. hopefully that brings a smile to your face. tgif to you. we're off to a chilly start this morning. mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. temperatures running warm for december and it will be a trend we see for your weekend. i'll have details on this coming up in a moment. good morning, tara. >>> good morning, rosemary. here's a look at traffic through 880. the headlights are southbound as you make your way toward the hayward area. up next we have a look at the east shore freeway. the headlights you see are folks heading westbound on to the mccarthur maze and to the bay bridge toll plaza where we are starting to see backup. i'll have an update in a couple minutes. let's head back to the desk. >>> we begin with our
several months. reporting live in downtown san rafael. amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> along the coast, caltrans crews have been busy trying to stabilize a known trouble spot in san mateo county. the crews have been trying to mitigate the erosion. traffic was reduced to one lane between linda mar and pacifica and the north portal bridge area of devil slide. and in the santa cruz mountain crews are still trying to shore up vine hill road in scotts valley. county officials say restoring at least one lane is a top priority because it's a crucial connection to highway 17 and the silican valley. crews told us they wanted to get that lane open by today but now the hope is it will stay open by tomorrow afternoon. >>> live storm tracker 2, showers north of the area. san rafael as you just saw. you can see most of the activity the real heavy stuff is up here north of sacramento. it's coming a little closer. we head out toward the north bay. that's where the heavier showers have been. they've been moderate to light. santa rosa, but you see it's widely scattered right. there's napa, fairfield, va
for traffic. live in daly city, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. >>> hours ago in hayward several people ran to escape flames at an abandoned pago t building. this happened about three hours ago off dixon and copperfield avenue. ktvu's tara moriarty is here now. you got there shortly after the fire started. you talked to some of the fire victims. what are they saying? >> reporter: right now, arson investigators are here on the scene -- scene are trying to figure out if this is the case. when a woman came downstairs early this morning, she said the living room was filled with smoke and flames. she and her son ran out. this is video from the hayward fire department. crews say that the top and bottom floors of the apartment unit off dixon street and they got here. firefighters were able to knock it out within ten minutes and prevent it from spreading to other people's homes. the woman who lives here told us that she heard a crashing sound. she believes this fire was done on purpose. >> she describes somebody threw something through the window, may have been a cockt
as meteorologist rosemary orozco has your complete forecast at exactly 7:23. dpo to ktvu.com to track weather conditions any time and click on the storm wauf tab for a lirng to live storm tracker 2 radar: well, the owner of drakes bay oyster company is vowing to stay open. today the family announced it is filing a lawsuit to allow the 40-year lease to expire. jana is live at point reyes where millions of oysters are still in the water. jana. >> well, the national parks plan is to turn this entire area into a marine wilderness area, but the owners of the oyster farm tell me they do not want to see their farm collapse without a fight. >> in rain and blowing wind, workers cleaned the docks at drake bay oyster farm. 30 employees might lose their job if the company is forced to close. today long-time customers came for a final taste of tradition. >> i think it's terrible. i thought it was a really bad decision to cse the oyster farm. it's been here for a long long time and tradition. >> the owners say they want to stay on this federal parkland so they're taking the u.s. government to court. >> thi
which could lead them to the device maker. ken wayne, ktvu news. >>> a police chase has ended with a crash and two people headed to the hospital. oakland police say it began at 8:00 when they tried to stop this black car. officers say it was reported as a stolen vehicle. the driver took off and within minutes crashed into a mazda and crashed into a fence. the driver in the mazda and the driver of the black car were both taken to the hospital. the injuries we are told are not considered life threatening. >>> now to san francisco where we have learned the identity of a pedestrian that was hit and killed. the driver was hit by a white dodge truck. police say he is cooperating. paramedics were unable to revive the victim. he was 75-year-old wen. >>> in walnut creek, crews are working at this hour to repair a broken water main. it broke in afternoon at ignacio at wiggins lane. we're told the work will begin tonight and will be done by tomorrow morning. we'll be checking into the construction work starting tonight. >>> and investigators are headed to hex ka -- to mexico to invest
, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> right now a public hearing is underway in continue cost county on a plan to shut down four fire stations. the county board is expected to vote tonight on whether to close stations. the debate comes one month after voters rejected a new parcel tax to fund the county central fire district. elected officials from the affected cities want the supervisors to save their fire houses but the county fire chief says he's already cut firefighter pay and there's no other option. >> coming to a fiscal crisis where our reserve funds have been exhausted. >> under the fire chief's proposal, the stations would shut down in early january. the closures would save about 3 million tlr a year. >>> the chief of police in fremont has announced he's retiring after more than four decades in law enforcement. he join it had fremont department as deputy chief back in 1986. he became chief in 1992. prior to that he served as pied minute's police chief. fremont police captain will be taking over as interim chief december 31st. >>> a hayward mother says she thinks someone tried
the marriage equality movement has its roots. reporting live, ktvu2 news. >>> more details on the supreme court's action, backers of california's ban on same sex marriage say they are pleased that the justices have decided to hear the case. >> for our republic this case has to be taken because judicial activism is going against the written words and intent of our constitution. >> randy thomasson says in his view, the california judges who overturned prop 8 need to be overruled and corrected. state attorney general, harris, called it a significant day in u.s. history. >> this is a case about fundamental questions of fairness and equality. >> she said she will write a brief for the court for same sex marriage. they say it remains to be seen how the case will unfold. it deprived same sex couples of the fundamental right to marry. the court could sidestep the issue if the ban is constitutional. the justices agreed to look at if the supporters of prop 8 have the legal standing to defend the law since the state did not. the court could issue a narrow ruling allowing same sex marriage to resume in cal
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